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Satungal fire brought under control




KATHMANDU- The fire that broke out at the Dipak Cotton Industry at Satungal in Chandragiri Municipality-16 was brought under control at 4:00 am this morning, according to the official.

Fire fighters and security personnel worked together to extinguish the fire that occurred at the cotton industry and a nearby business firm named Ananda Trade Concerns. It is said that the fire turned violent after it caught the chemicals of the Ananda Trade Concerns.

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According to Chief of Metropolitan Police Circle at Thankot Kumar Bikram Thapa, no human casualty was reported in the incident adding that the entire detail of the losses is awaited.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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